Chrism Mass
Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday

In our roles with the National Liturgy Office Catherine Gibbs and I are co-ordinating a Good Friday online liturgy with people throughout New Zealand leading us in prayer.

a kneeling church

a kneeling church

And so the church that once stood strong and militant marching in step has been brought to its knees. And in this humility we find ourselves where Christ needs us not standing proud, but humbly kneeling.

full immersion

full immersion

Our adult life of faith, actively seeking maturity in following Christ, demands as a first step the reawakening of a desire to be fully and authentically human. 

Chrism Mass

Chrism Mass

This week In every diocese of the world bishops will call together the people and priests of the diocese to celebrate the Chrism Mass. Traditionally this Mass has been...

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